The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 31 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 2.29% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.99% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £550 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.10 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -10.00%
OOD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 167 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.50% 76.61% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 158
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft